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Fruit and veg job checklist

31 - 6 November 2016

It's time to...

  • Wrap grease bands around fruit trees to catch female winter moths climbing up from the soil
  • Plant out garlic or start growing cloves in pots to plant out later
  • Clear away old crops and dig over the ground
  • Sow hardy peas under fleece for an early crop next year
  • Harvest mature marrows, pumpkins and squashes
  • Save fully ripe seeds from your favourite peas, beans and tomatoes to sow next year
  • Pick apples and pears as they ripen
  • Sow a green manure crop of winter rye on bare areas of soil
  • Order fruit trees, bushes and cane fruits for winter planting
  • Sow broad beans outside under cloches, or raise in pots to plant out later

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